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Mel Watt, Mayor Foxx: Richard Burr’s homeys

          Big Barry has nominated two guys — who happen to be liberal black Democrats, like himself — from North Carolina for important jobs in Washington.  It’s important to point out that neither of these two guys is all that qualified…

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Mr. Foxx Goes To Washington

            Charlotte Mayor Redd Foxx is movin’ on up —  just like The Jeffersons and The Clampetts.   Hizzoner has been tapped by Big Barry to be the new secretary of the Department of Transportation.  I couldn’t describe this development…

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State treasurer jumps into turf war over Charlotte airport

      A deputy to state treasurer Janet Cowell is warning that efforts to take Charlotte Douglas International Airport away from the City of Charlotte and have it run by a new regional authority could have negative consequences on the state’s borrowing power: Transferring…

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Mayor Foxx to Charlotte taxpayers: BOHICA !!!

        Charlotte mayor Redd Foxx appears to be hard at work stomping out any chances of an economic recovery in The Queen City.  He and his cronies JUST finished hiking the food tax to pay for renovations to Panther Stadium.  Now,  Hizzoner…

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Vinroot & Foxx: Co-Mayors ?????

A letter circulating among political and business movers-and-shakers in the Charlotte area is raising more than a few eyebrows.   Richard Vinroot, former Charlotte mayor and 2000 GOP gubernatorial nominee, and current Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx (Democrat successor to Pat McCrory) have co-signed a letter…

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NC Dems out-foxxed

  Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx, fresh off an overwhelmingly successful reelection campaign, is putting out word through surrogates that he is taking a pass on the governor’s race.  So, that leaves us with two confirmed Democrats in the race — Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton and…

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Handicapping the contenders for NC Governor

        That sound you hear — in the wake of Bev’s announcement yesterday — is the explosion of politician egos.  From Murphy to Manteo, ambitious “public servants” are salivating over this sooner-than-expected “opportunity to serve the people.” Let’s take a look at…